Date: July 28th 2017


Hello lovelies,

It's a quiet-ish weekend for us, with just Sunday's Game of Thrones / American Gods screening officially on the calendar. Unofficially, though, there's that tiny secret casino thing tonight. It's all hush hush and limited invite, but drop us a line (and include a link to your FB or other online profile, so we know who you are). 1-2 more spots still available.

Next Friday is our pop-up craft cocktail night, The Cocktail Experiement. Bring a challenge ingredient, or just come for our in-house experimentation. It's always unexpected, and always delicious.

Cheers,

Gemini & Scorpio,
makers of themed costume events with live entertainment
http://www.geminiandscorpio.com

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/// UPCOMING G&S EVENTS ///
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MOVIES: 7/30
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Game of Thrones Ep 3 / American Gods Ep 2

https://www.facebook.com/events/101553593872088

GoT season premiere was super fun. Let's do it again, this and every Sunday that we/the loft are available. Plus: we'll run the full season of American Gods afterwards!

8:30pm doors
9:10pm GoT Season 7 Ep 2
10:20pm American Gods Ep 1

$10 sugg donation, cash bar


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DRINKS: 8/4
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Gemini & Scorpio
present

The Cocktail Experiment

Fri, Aug 4, 7pm-12am, FREE + FREE drinks if you bring a cocktail ingredient, 21+ (25+ recommended)
$6 per experiment / $17 flight of three / cash only
Gemini & Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, BK
Official site & address RSVP: http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/events.html
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/2020190448211058
Social media: @gemini_scorpio / #geminiandscorpio

A speakeasy experiment in our magical loft. One kickass bartender, a fully stocked bar, and YOU bringing a liquid challenge: a bottle of something unusual for our pro to turn into a one-of-a-kind cocktail. If your bottle is used in creation of a cocktail, you (and up to three friends) get a complimentary tasting. No two cocktails will be the same, and all will be delicious.

Or, skip the challenge & just enjoy inventive craft cocktails in a better-than-bar atmosphere: a sexy low-lit loft, lots of couches, sprawling roof, chill music, serious skills behind the bar, no attitude.

Featured ingredients & cocktails TBA!


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G&S 15th BDAY: 9/10-11
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Gemini and Scorpio

cordially invite you to

G&S 15th Birthday: Gilded Age Garden Party

Saturday, Sep 9, 3pm-12am & Sunday, Sep 10, 1pm-7pm, all ages
Pretty Penny: historical Victorian mansion, 235 N Broadway, Nyack, NY
Reachable within an hour by bus, train or our own charter bus
Overnight accommodations possible in mansion & nearby

Info: http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/events.html
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1653454431351363
Tix: http://bpt.me/521628 ($30-200)
Social media: @gemini_scorpio #geminiandscorpio #gsvictorianball

Gemini & Scorpio celebrate 15 years of immersive themed costume events with a weekend-long getaway to a historical Victorian mansion for a turn-of-century garden party.

Expect a lavish and historically accurate food buffet in the style of our Victorian events, a full orchestra performing in the garden all day, poolside champagne and classic cocktails, Victorian games & amusements, and outdoor silent films after sunset -- all in a stunning antiques-filled 1858 mansion with a pool and terraced garden.


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NYC EVENTS: 7/28 - 8.3
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WEEKEND + WEEK
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THEATER: The Anthropologists Save The World!
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10172003
A smoker’s cessation group resurrects Aldous Huxley. Doomsday preppers take on the biggest blackout in NYC history. Robots occupy our future. This production is a triptych of plays fusing explosive anecdotes, absurd interludes and invigorating movement to examine the precarious role of the individual in the age of climate change. Part screwball comedy, part nihilism and dash of good old American bravado. (Fri/Sat, this week and next, New Ohio Theatre, 154 Christopher St, # 1E, 7pm, $20)

ART: Right Passage @Panorama NYC
http://www.panorama.nyc/the-lab
A room scale sound and light performance installation. You begin in a massive hazed void, a reflective labyrinth emerges, guiding you through a magico-religious dynamistic rite of passage, a liminal journey from darkness to light, a re-orientation of the senses. This is the Windmill Factory debut at The LAB. An interactive experience that combines technology, artistry, and design, created exclusively by New York City–based artists. THE LAB, places experiential digital art at the heart of the festival, with six interactive installations and a massive 360-degree virtual-reality theater. (Fri-Sun, Randall's Island Park, 20 Randall's Island Park, 12pm-11pm, $125-$265)

TOONS: 14th Annual Animation Block Party 2017
http://www.animationblock.com/summerfest2017
The premier animation festival of the East Coast, dedicated to exhibiting all genres of the world's best independent, professional and student animation. (Fri-Sun, BAMcinématek, 30 Lafayette Ave, see site for details)

WORD: 7Th Annual NYC Poetry Festival
http://newyorkcitypoetryfestival.com
The event will include over 75 poetry organizations and 250 poets on its main stages; a Vendor’s Village where local booksellers, artists and craft makers will sell their wares; healthy and delicious food options; a beer and wine garden; poetry-inspired installation art throughout; The Ring of Daisies open mic area; The Commanding Officer’s House, an exclusive VIP area offering free refreshments to festival sponsors and Poetry Society of New York members; and, of course, the Children’s Festival. (Sat/Sun, Governors Island, Nolan Park, 11am-5pm, FREE)

FEST: Til The Street Lights Come On: Celebrating Double Dutch in NYC
http://family.lincolncenter.org/events/lincoln-center-out-of-doors-family-weekend
After a 30-plus year hiatus, double dutch returns to the plazas of Lincoln Center. A historic two-day event celebrating double dutch and the women of color who’ve contributed to the cultural fabric of NYC through this competitive sport turned art form. Featuring demonstrations, jump-ins, panel discussions, a film screening and exhibition, a culminating concert, and the Double Dutch Summer Classic National Competition. Teams from across the country showcase their speed, skill, and artistry as they vie for the championship in this official competition organized by the National Double Dutch League. (Sat/Sun, Lincoln Center, 10 Lincoln Center Plz, 12pm-5pm, FREE)


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FRIDAY
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BURLESQUE: Wasabassco's The Thing with 10,000 Pasties
http://www.littlefieldnyc.com/event/1494581
Wasabassco studios and master of horror Nasty Canasta bring you an original, fully-scripted B-movie striptease extravaganza live on stage. What planet of dread birthed this horrifying, stripping monster? What does it want from our innocent Earth? And can it be stopped before the entire world is engulfed by naked, tassel-twirling fear?
Starring: Ben Franklin, Chris Harder, Dolly Debutante, Hazel Honeysuckle, Jenny C’est Quoi, Nasty Canasta, Penny Wren, Sapphire Jones and Sydni Deveraux, with a special appearance by Bot Robobassco. Presented in glorious Strip-O-Vision. (Little field, 635 Sackett St, BK, 7pm doors/8pm show, $15-$25)

ANIMATION: Cartoon Carnival #58: Hot & Cold
https://www.facebook.com/events/313512499097912
It's time to sit back and relax for another hefty batch of 16mm (no digital) animated cartoons from the 1910s to the 1940s. Come and see how our animated ancestors of yesteryear hemmed and hawed under the hot sun and also blundered around in blizzards. Bring your friends out for this bi-seasonal extravaganza. Plus: raffle and mini rummage sale that includes VHS tapes and DVDs, past Cartoon Carnival and related show programs, books, antique decorative 16mm boxes, reels and films, antique 35mm reels, vintage toys, and many other goodies. Live musical accompaniment by Charlie Judkins for select silent-era shorts. Light beverage refreshments will be available for purchase. Bring your own food if you like. Arrive on time for good seats. (Shoestring Press, 663 Classon Ave, BK, 8pm doors, $10)

BURLESQUE: Love! at Coney Island USA
http://www.coneyisland.com/event/batb72817
It's a dirty and delicious takeover by San Francisco's very own, Bunny Pistol. Have you ever been in love? Have you ever been so crazy in love it makes you do the unthinkable? This show is an expression of all the things we do for love: sacrifice, obsession, desire, passion, nudity - it's criminal sometimes. Experience the freaky things we do in the name of love with Shelly Watson, Tigger-James Ferguson, Delilah, Minx Arcana, Lola Martinet (Chicago), Nina La Voix, Bunny Pistol (SF). (Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave, BK, 10pm, $15, 21+)


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SATURDAY
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SHOP: The 2017 Small Press Flea
https://www.facebook.com/events/715442878664512
A summer market with your favorite publishers and magazines, co-presented by BOMB Magazine and Brooklyn Public Library. The Flea returns for the fourth year in a row. Rain or shine. Unless it's an absurd amount of rain. In case of an absurd amount of rain, the Flea will be held in the Dweck Lobby on the lower level of Central Library. (Brooklyn Public Library, 10 Grand Army Plz, BK, 10am-4pm, FREE)

***PARTICIPATORY: The Battle for Mau Mau Island
http://www.thebattleformaumauisland.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/MAUMAUBATTLE
This is an annual flotilla event that takes place on the water in different locations around Jamaica Bay. The event is accessible only by water and invites participants through open enrollment to adopt personas, form costumed "gangs" and build DIY watercraft for engaging public waterways as a form of loose improvised theater. The event consists of a series of "maritime challenges" where the teams engage in friendly, competition. Every team must enter a champion in each of the following challenges: pillaging, human swimming race, pugil fighting, regatta, and boat jousting. Gather your clans, construct your water crafts, sharpen your skills, hone your alcohol tolerance. Prepare now for the challenges to come. There are no spectators, this is a participatory event. You must have a team of three or more people in matching or clearly themed outfits. You must have a team flag attached firmly to a pole. You are strongly urged to find or build a watercraft for the event. (Noon into
evening, all details sent to participants only)

COMMUNITY: Harriet’s Apothecary Healing Village: Summer Edition 2017
https://www.facebook.com/events/476376266050624
Harriet’s Apothecary is an intergenerational, healing village led by the brilliance and wisdom of Black Cis Women, Queer and Trans healers, artists, health professionals, magicians, activists and ancestors. They are committed to co-creating accessible, affordable, liberatory, all-body loving, all-gender honoring, community healing spaces that recognize, inspire, and deepen the healing genius of people who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of color and the allies that love them. experience body-affirming, love-drenched potions, prescriptions and customized individual and group healing spaces to restore and expand the community’s abilities to transform the impacts of white supremacy, patriarchy, imperalism, colonization and heal trauma. (Arts East, 534 Livonia ave, BK, 12pm-7pm, FREE/sliding scale)

SHOP: Mther Fcking Therapy
http://silentbarn.org/2017/07/mther-fcking-therapy
Night market edition with Bushwick Vendors Market curated by Color Scenes. Throughout the night you can check out some amazing vendors, get a drink at the bar and vibe to some soulful sounds. Art, jewelry, vintage, body products, home decor, drinks, arts & crafts, and more. We encourage you to BYOI (Bring your own Instruments) BYOF (Bring your own Flowz) (Silent Barn, 603 Bushwick Ave, BK, 7:30pm, $2-$3 sugg don)

SOCIAL DANCE: Swing Remix Dance Spectacular
http://swingremix.com/pages/dances2017.htm#A20170812
Start off with a Swing Beginner Class; all levels, no experience needed. Followed by live music by Ron Sunshine & His Orchestra, a dance performance, DJ Stina, give aways, and more. Lindy Hop workshops also available at 6:30pm and 7:30pm for separate charge. (The JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Ave, 7:30 doors/7:45pm Free Class/8:30pm Music & Dance, $16 adv/$18 door)

PERFORMANCE: Losing Days
http://www.initiative26.com/losing-days
Fundamental Theater Project Artistic Director Sam Underwood (Fear the Walking Dead, The Following) is mostly manic, and definitely depressed. Losing Days follows his hilarious and harrowing journey of losing his f*cking mind - and finding it again - set to the tunes that got him through. Featuring live music from Frank Turner’s ‘Tape Deck Heart’ album, and the debut performance of The Boxroom Larrys. (Sheen Center, 18 Bleecker St, 8pm, $17)


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SUNDAY
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ART/PARTICIPATORY: 2nd Annual Rockaway Sandcastle Contest
https://www.facebook.com/events/274994719643032
Bring your buckets and shovels and get creative, making anything from a castle, to a dragon, to a car, or whatever you can dream of. There will be giveaways for all participants and trophies and other prizes for the winners in three different age categories, from kids to adults. No experience necessary. The age categories are 8 and Under, 9 to 15, and 16 and up! If working in a group, groups may not be larger than 6 people. To pre-register email: katie@rockawaytimes.com with name or group name and age. (Boardwalk, btwn Beach 116th & Beach 117th, QNS, 11am registration/12pm-2pm contest/3pm judging, FREE)

COMMUNITY: A Bizarre Bazaar: Burner Clothing Swap
https://www.facebook.com/events/488318651504272
A clothing swap with a desert twist. Bring your pre-loved costumes, accessories and apparel and let the playa provide with new items in returned. One Burning Man's MOOP is another one's treasure. All unclaimed items will be donated to charity. Please join for good vibes and great people in a Williamsburg backyard (with chill beats and yummy snacks as well) (442 Humboldt St, BK, 1pm-4pm, FREE)

MUSIC: The Sunnyside Social Club
http://events.riisbeachbazaar.com/events/2017/7/30/the-sunnyside-social-club
Formed by members of The Stumblebum Brass Band & Amour Obscur, 2 guys that have respectively been in New Orleans for no more than 5 days each and those memories have been erased by whiskey consumption. There's something for everyone, and you are guaranteed to be drinking and dancing. Soulful blues accordion like you've never heard backs up a gruff Louie Armstrong esque croon with growley nasty trumpet solos and upbeat marching style drums to keep you going. With DJ Alex Levine (​Riis Park Beach Bazaar, 16702 Rockaway Beach Blvd, QNS, 1pm, FREE w/RSVP)

MUSIC: Backyard HI-FI Sessions #4: Jacky Murda & Bukkha
https://www.facebook.com/events/1938794133026034
Taking inspiration from the yard parties of Kingston, Jamaica, and the block party culture of New York City, this event explores the connections between hip-hop, reggae, and contemporary bass music through the lens of Dub-Stuy’s custom-build 15,000 W Jamaican style sound system. Alongside the music, Backyard Hi-Fi also features food, drinks, and games spread across both the indoor and outdoor areas. Featuring: Jacky Murda, Bukkha, Pull-Up Selecta, Dub-Stuy Sound feat. JonnyGo Figure. RSVP at events@dub-stuy.com (Trans-Pecos, 9-15 Wyckoff Ave, QNS, 2pm-8pm, $10/$5 with RSVP before 4pm)

PARTY: Mister Sunday with Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter
https://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?981554
RSVP : http://mistersaturdaynight.com/rsvp
It's Mister Sunday. If you've never been:excellent music on a proper sound system, a tree-dappled setting with grassy knolls and plenty of places to sit and hang out, killer food, and an all-ages, all-walks-of-life vibe, all day long. This is the only party this month that Eamon and Justin will play together. (Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave, 3pm, $20/$15 w/RSVP)

COMMUNITY: Below the Line Production Supply + ArtCube Beers and Peers
https://www.facebook.com/events/1292543280871498
You are cordially invited join Below The Line Production Supply and ArtCubeNation for open bar, fun, networking, face-to-name, live and in-person interactions and... did we mention open bar. Make new friends, get work, share war stories share a laugh. This event is "wrap party" style with the open bar open from 4-7 or until the alloted money runs out. Get. There. Early. (Goldie's Bar, 195 Nassau Ave, BK, 4pm-7pm, FREE, 21+)

MUSIC: Romashka Gypsy Music Dance Party
https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1520534
Celebrating its second decade of blasting Russian, Balkan, Romanian and Multi-Ethnic music to New York City, Romashka is back. Like a shot of honey-pepper vodka, Romashka sweetens your lips, hits you heavy in the gut, and induces vertiginous euphoria. Listening to this "lethal dose of gypsy firewater" (DJ Joro-Boro), the brassy Balkan beats make you pound your feet, sexy string and accordion syncopations make your hips shake and the heart-twisting Russian tangos and tales of lost love make your spirit sigh and cry. (DROM, 85 Ave A, 7:30pm doors/8pm show, $15, 21+)

MUSIC: Concerts in the Catacombs - Reflections of Memento Mori
http://www.atlasobscura.com/events/concerts-in-the-catacombs-reflections-of-memento-mori
For this summer series, each night will be an immersive experience with artists specifically curated for the Catacombs. From the avant garde to electronic, classical to rock, this won't be your normal musical experience. The evening's performances will feature the Ladies of the Veil Orchestra and Raya Brass Band. Since 2008 Raya Brass Band has thrilled audiences with its energetic brand of soul shaking, border defying dance music. The members of the band all bring their unique voices to the group, creating a sound informed as much by their love for the fierce and seductive music of the Balkans as it is by New Orleans brass bands, punk rock, out jazz, and a host of other international sounds. (Green-Wood Cemetery, 500 25th St, BK, 8pm, $65)


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MONDAY
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THEATER: Once More With Feeling Shadowcast
https://www.facebook.com/events/233742780469919
Newly Human Productions is a new Brooklyn-based shadowcast company that brings your favorite sci-fi television, cult movies, and other nerdy pursuits to life. Shadowcasting is a type of performance popularized by the Rocky Horror Picture Show, where cast members perform live in front of a film, bringing the media to life in a unique way that is part cosplay, part theatre, and plenty of audience participation. At last, you can yell at Dawn to shut up in real time. (The Way Station, 683 Washington Ave, BK, 8pm & 10pm, FREE, 21+)

SHOP: Thrift ON! Clothing and Stuff Swap Party
https://www.facebook.com/events/360737444343502
Clean out your closets and bring in your old clothes and stuff to donate to the rummage tables. Take home items free from the piles of booty. DJ SHAKEY and special guests play throwback tunes and amuse you. All leftover clothes are donated to a reputable charity bin directly after the party. Vintage clothing store "pickers", flea marketers, and resellers of any kind, are not welcome at this event and will be bounced. (The Keep, 205 Cypress Ave, Bk, 9pm, FREE)


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WEDNESDAY
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PERFORMANCE: Mind Reader at Public Arts
http://www.ticketfly.com/event/1522956
Join mentalist Vinny DePonto for an intimate evening of deceptive demonstrations, mental mischief, psychic experiments and unexplained phenomena. With live music by Trevor New. (Public Hotels, 215 Chrystie St, 6:30pm, $30-$35)

VARIETY: Wondershow
http://bit.ly/2t4UlA4
New York City's most daring performers join forces for a night of magic, mischief, and mystery unlike anything you've ever seen. Featuring acclaimed mind-reader Eric Dittelman. Hosted by the incomparable Eric Walton, this one night event will also feature performances from world-famous knife thrower, David Adamovich (aka The Great Throwdini), as well as Chris McDaniel, a celebrated master of the Western Variety Arts, and Rudi Macaggi, a third generation acrobat from Italy. Plus a special appearance from the Prima Ballerina of Burlesque, Aurora Black, and more. (House of YES, 2 Wyckoff Ave, BK, 7pm doors/8pm show, $20, 21+)

PARTICIPATORY: Burning Man Happy Hour & Clothes Swap
https://www.facebook.com/events/853177478164836
Clean out your closets of great but rarely worn clothes, get together, have some drinks, exchange. Voila! It's also a perfect time to get rid of or pick up some much-needed items before heading to the Playa. Tops, bottoms, coats, purses, scarves, jewelry, leggings, belts, hair things, shoes, anything you wear on your bodY. All leftover items will be donated to Yuanyuan Wang and Leon Feingold's organization The Church of Good Deeds. (Lucky, 168 Ave B, 5PM-10PM, FREE)


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THURSDAY
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ART: LIGHT YEAR 28: Brooklyn-Based
https://www.facebook.com/events/131481470782746
Brooklyn-Based is a set of videos all including work from artists based in Brooklyn, and as part of the Leo Kuelbs Collection. Created specifically for the LIGHT YEAR program, the show is designed to celebrate local artists and their contributions to the program and the Brooklyn community as a whole. (Light Year, Anchorage Place and Pearl St, BK, 7pm-10pm, FREE)

VARIETY: Green Fairy At The Red Room
http://thegreenfairyaugust2017.bpt.me
Celebrate at this monthly showcase of absinthe tasting and entertainment, featuring a new brand of absinthe and a variety of risqué and bawdy performances each month, along with an exposition of what makes absinthe a unique and mysterious liqueur. Mr. Kellfire Bray will guide you through the complexities of absinthe's history and rituals. Live piano with Chris Johnson. Holly Honeypot will be at the door, Ms Zelma will be tending the absinthe pours, and Mr. Nelson Lugo spin hot tunes during the breaks. Dress Code: Suit and tie, cocktail attire. Suggested Attire: Vintage, evening wear, boudoir, unmentionables, or intimate attire. (Red Room, 85 E 4th St 3rd fl, 9:30pm doors, 10pm tasting, $16 adv/$20 door/$11 adv if in suggested attire/$15 door if in suggested attire, 2 drink min)


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ONGOING
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MUSIC: Accordions Around The World
http://bryantpark.org/programs/accordions-around-the-world
A weekly series featuring over 100 accordionists as well as bandoneon, bayan, concertina, and harmonium-players of different musical genres. Audiences have an opportunity to hear music from all over the world and to experience the wide range of this often overlooked and little-known instrument. (thru 7/21, Brant Park, see site for details, FREE)

THEATER: The Enchantment
http://here.org/shows/detail/1903
Louise, a young woman from rural Sweden, arrives in Paris at the height of the Belle Epoque. Swept up in all this magical world has to offer, she soon falls under the spell of the city’s most revered sculptor. Torn between liberation and tradition, fantasy and reality, Louise begins to question whether the life she has always known is really the life she wants to live. (thru 7/22, Wed-Sat, Here, 145 6th Ave, 6:30pm, $30)

LGBT: HOT! The 26th Annual NYC Celebration of Queer Culture
http://dixonplace.org/category/hot-nyc-celebration-of-queer-culture
The oldest annual festival of its kind in the world, never stales as its fresh line-up continues to deliver innovative works in theater, music, dance, circus arts, literature, visual art & homoeroticism for the whole family. Theater, music, dance, circus arts, literature, visual art & homoeroticism. Six weeks, 50+ shows, 100s of artists & you. (thru 8/4, Dixon Place, 161A Chrystie St, see website for details, $varies)

THEATER: Game Play 2017
http://bricktheater.com
This ninth annual festival features cutting-edge works that lie at the intersection of gaming and performance. “Dr. Mike Love Presents: In Search of the Fancy” - A live-action role play (LARP) where two participants (playing a couple) are guided through the Willy-Wonka-esque world of Dr. Mike Love’s Kokomo Couples Resort in an effort to find the Fancy in their damaged relationship. “In the Arms of the Pack: Audience Edition” - Part live role-playing game, part devised play, this show puts half the audience in the role of a pack of monsters (think vampires, werewolves, and demons) and the other half in the director’s seat, letting them guide the narrative. “Orpheus and Eurydice” - Orpheus journeys to the underworld to see if his newly deceased wife Eurydice can be returned to him. The show blends puppetry, live theater, and video games such as The Last of Us and COD Black Ops in an act The New York Times has praised as “an impressive feat of engineering, coordination, and stor
ytelling.” (thru 8/5, The Brick, 579 Metropolitan Ave, BK, see site for details, $15-$20)

THEATER: Unpacking
http://here.org/shows/detail/1912
A happy couple has just moved into their new home. But the novelty of homeownership quickly fades as they face a sea of boxes, a major blackout, and, shortly thereafter, the ghosts of all their past relationships. The newest play from comedians Marina & Nicco combine two of your biggest fears: the dark and commitment. The audience lends a hand by lighting the stage for a couple that is literally, and figuratively, feeling their way through the dark. Flashlights will be provided. (thru 8/13, Wed-Sat 7pm/Sun 2pm, Here, 145 Sixth Ave, $25)

EXHIBIT: The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s
https://www.cooperhewitt.org/channel/the-jazz-age
The first major museum exhibition to focus on American taste during the creative explosion of the 1920s, The Jazz Age is a multi-media experience of more than 400 examples of interior design, industrial design, decorative art, jewelry, fashion, and architecture, as well as related music and film. Giving full expression to the decade’s diversity and dynamism, The Jazz Age defines the American spirit of the period. (thru 8/20, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 E 91st St, 10am-6pm, $16/FREE members)

FEST: Broadway Bound Festival
www.broadwayboundfestival.com
Affordable theatre is alive, well and living in NYC’s eclectic and electric East Village. Productions run the gamut; delving deep LGBTQA relationships, living with cancer, surviving a hate crime and a dysfunctional past, becoming a parent, PTSD and suicide, a modern twist on a fairy tale, dealing with closeted skeletons and ghosts from the past, illegal immigration, Texas high school football, the Cuban fight for freedom and everything in between. A launching pad for regional, Off-Broadway and Broadway transfers, this fest is your chance to catch 20 curated new works as they make their world premieres. (thru 8/20, The Theatre at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, see site for details, $25 adv/$30 door)

ART: The Art Of Spider-Man
https://www.societyillustrators.org/exhibits/art-spider-man
The first ever exhibition of original Spider-Man artwork by John Romita and other significant artists including Steve Ditko, Todd McFarlane, John Buscema, Ross Andru, Gil Kane, Ron Frenz, Keith Pollard, John Romita Jr. and others. (thru 8/26, The Museum of Illustration, 128 E 63rd St, see site for details, $15)

SHOP: FAD Market Summer
http://fadmarket.co
Discover new creative makers and handcrafted goods at this roving fashion, art and design pop-up marketplace that moves seasonally to unique venues in the vibrant borough of Brooklyn. Over six weekends from June to August, more than 50 makers will showcase handcrafted art, jewelry, apparel, bath and body care, tableware and home furnishings. Rotating vendors and special activities. (thru 8/27, Sat/Sun, The Invisible Dog Art Center, 51 Bergen St, BK, 11am-6pm, FREE)

FILM: Films on the Green 10th Anniversary
http://frenchculture.org/film-tv-and-new-media/festivals/films-green-2017
In its landmark 10th year, the fest will present French cinema through the eyes of 10 guest curators and some of the most creative and compelling filmmakers, actors, and artists of our time: Wes Anderson, Jim Jarmusch, James Ivory, Saul Williams, Isabella Rossellini, Wanda Sykes, Laurie Anderson, Matthew Weiner, Matías Piñeiro, and Amy Hargreaves. (thru 9/7, NYC parks, see site for details, FREE)



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